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Michael Bosomworth is an experienced established criminal practitioner.

Formerly in Leeds Chambers he had a mixed practice (Family both private and public, Commercial Civil, Insolvency, Pharmaceutical [regulatory and criminal] as well as Crime) but he has specialised in Serious Crime for the last 15 years with a practice focused on the Northern half of the Circuit although not exclusively, with a bias towards defence work.

Particular areas of speciality are sexual offences (in particular those relating to children/youths whether as victims or alleged perpetrators), financial crime including proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act, drugs offences and serious violence.

Notable Cases

  • R v D (2011) : Rape of child
  • R v W (2011) : Sexual Activity with Child
  • R V Bewick (2011) : CPS Special Case Unit – Offences Under Private Security Act (Presently Appealed Before Administrative Court) And Consequential POCA Worth £1m
  • R v Campbell (2010) : Murder
  • R V Sharpe (2010) : Rape And Breach Of SOPO Relating To Child – Acquitted
  • R V McLoughlin (2009) : Conspiracy To Cause GBH – Acquitted.
  • R v M (2010) : Historic sexual allegations relating to children
  • R v Wilks (2009) : Insolvency Offences and subsequent POCA
  • R v Tyres (2008) : Section 18 GBH – acquitted

Memberships/Professional Qualifications

  • University Of Nottingham – BA (Hons.) Modern History
  • City University – Diploma In Law
  • Inns Of Court Law School – Bar Finals